Description: Flattened arched rectangular shape; cavetto moulded edge all round; Stuart royal arms with lion and unicorn supporters, crown, garter and motto; CR initials placed separately outside supporters; date split either side of crown.
Notes: A commonly copied variant has the intials, IT, at the top; one vertical plank-line on right side.
Copies of this fireback are known.
Inscription: 1635 / C R / HONI SOIT QVI MAL Y PENSE / DIEV ET MON DROIT
Arms: English Stuart royal - Charles I
Current location: Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, Kensington & Chelsea, Greater London, England.
Museum number: 795.1896 (part of the Victoria & Albert Museum museum group)